vaccine

Monkey Study Brings Good News For Moderna Vaccine

(CNN) - Moderna has revealed promising results from is experimental coronavirus vaccine testing on animals. Researchers believe the vaccine could protect against severe disease and reduce the risk of passing the virus along to others. A team at the…

Pfizer To Produce 100M Doses Of COVID Vaccine

(CNN) - Could we have a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year? Two pharmaceutical companies say it's possible; which is why the Trump administration made a deal with them for up to 600 million doses of the…

Another Vaccine Enters Human Trials

Washington, DC (WJLA) - As doctors and researchers desperately search for a way to prevent COVID-19, another vaccine for the virus enters human trials. The first volunteer was expected to be given the vaccine on Monday in Australia. The…

Pfizer Tests Vaccine On 1st U.S. Participants

(CNN) - Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech have started human testing in the U.S. for an experimental coronavirus vaccine. The two companies made the announcement on Tuesday. The joint global vaccine development program is called BNT162.…

Study: May Have To Distance Into 2022 Unless Vaccine Available

(CNN) - A team of researchers say the U.S. could have to endure social distancing for two more years unless a coronavirus vaccine becomes available. The Harvard School of Public Health published its projections in the journal Science on…

Flu Season Is Here

(CNN) - Time to get your flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October if possible. Doctors say you definitely want to get one before Thanksgiving.…

Flu Season Is Almost Here

(CNN) - Flu season is coming. Influenza activity typically starts to increase in October and peaks between December and Debruary. That's when we start seeing more and more people sneezing, coughing, and becoming bedridden as they battle the flu.…

HPV Vaccines Recommended For Men Through Age 26

(CNN) - The Human Papillomavirus vaccine has new guidelines with more age categories being advised to get the preventative. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on immunization practices voted Wednesday to recommended men get the vaccine…

Teens At Increased Risk For Meningococcal Meningitis

Vaccination is the best defense against meningococcal meningitis, yet according to the CDC, more than half of U.S. teens have not yet received the CDC-recommended second dose of the MenACWY vaccine, potentially leaving millions of adolescents without protection. Anyone at…

Measles Cases Grow, 70+ Percent Not Vaccinated

Kansas City, KS (KSHB) - The number of measles cases in the United States has hit a 25-year record. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention says there are 704 measles cases across the U.S. The new numbers come…